Thursday, September 8, 2011

A Writer's Life: Surviving the Fire Swamp by Beth Vogt

A Writer’s Life: Surviving the Fire Swamp
 By bethkvogt



After hanging out at the Cliffs of Insanity, I’m doing a bit of rumor control today before negativity infiltrates the Water Cooler crowd. The report is this: “We’ll never survive.”

Survive what, you ask? The journey–wherever it takes us–along the writing road.Many writers survive–even thrive. Sure, at times the Brute Squad hammers our egos, but consider a pounding an occupational hazard. http://wordservewatercooler.com/2011/09/07/tips-for-success-as-a-writer/

Never survive? To quote Westley, our hero from The Princess Bride, when he faced the Fire Swamp: “Nonsense.”

Many writers survive–even thrive. Sure, at times the Brute Squad hammers our egos, but consider a pounding an occupational hazard.

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http://wordservewatercooler.com/2011/09/07/tips-for-success-as-a-writer/

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